Bitch Flicks’ Weekly Picks

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The year in TV: How the shows of 2014 remade “masculinity” on television by Sonia Saraiya at Salon

Why Aren’t We Talking About the Sexual Assault in ‘Beyond the Lights’? by Shannon M. Houston at Shadow and Act

An Updated ‘Annie’ And The Tradition Of Nontraditional Casting by Bob Mondello at NPR

Why a Black Annie Is So Significant by Imran Siddiquee at The Atlantic

First Look: Queen Latifah To Star As Blues Icon Bessie Smith In 2015 HBO Film by Stacy-Ann Ellis at Vibe

The Final Hobbit Film: One Kick-Ass Chick Among the Sausagefest by Natalie Wilson at Ms. blog

The Queer Women of Color Video Streaming Service That’s Cheaper Than Netflix by Jamilah King at Colorlines

The Most Important Feminist Film Moments of 2014 by Melissa Silverstein at Women and Hollywood

Ava DuVernay Has Multi-Episode TV Series on “Black Experience in America” in the Works by Sergio at Shadow and Act

As an Urban Feminist, I Was Surprised to Fall in Love With “Nashville.” by Aya de Leon at Bitch Media

 

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